New Delhi: Two women security personnel posted at Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s official residence in Mumbai on Tuesday reportedly tested positive for coronavirus. Also Read - Lockdown in Delhi: Containment Zones in Capital Rises to 102 as COVID-19 Tally Crosses 17,000-mark - Full List Here
According to reports, the two policewomen were posted at Varsha, in Mumbai’s Malabar Hill area, last week and were tested for COVID-19 on Sunday. They have been sent for 14-day routine quarantine and the whole building has been disinfected. The second floor of the building that has the control room has also been sealed. Also Read - Theatres to Reopen by June 30, Not Sooryavanshi But Hollywood Biggies to Release First to Check Footfalls?
Six police personnel who came in close contact with have been quarantined as a precautionary measure. Moreover, swabs of security personnel at crucial places were also taken to mitigate any risk of infecting ministers and dignitaries. However, no reports suggested if they came in contact with members of the Thackeray family. Also Read - 'Rs 20 Lakh Crore Package a 'Major Step' in Making India 'Atamnirbhar': Read Full Text of PM Modi's Letter to Nation
As of now, the Chief Minister has been staying at his Bandra home and was coming to Varsha only for official purpose.